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South Africa in general, and the Port Elizabeth metro-pole in particular, is faced with tremendous changes in the macro-environment. Deteriorating exchange rates, alarmingly high interest rates, new government legislation, a growing informal sector, the threat of Aids and increasing crime, are...
This paper applies failure prediction techniques to a sample of private companies in the Sudan, an African Less Developed Country (LDC). As a first step, the study uses profile analysis and dichotomous classification techniques to test the ability of univariate models in predicting failure in a...
As a result of substantial and contemporary changes in the Nigerian business environment, a study was designed to evaluate the corporate strategies used by Nigerian organizations to cope with these changes. Using the survey research methodology of questionnaire on a sample of 1280 corporate...
In African countries it is generally important to identify another person's tribe when meeting that person for the first time. A similar process of identification also seems to take place when a consumer sees a presenter in an advertisement. This paper identifies the cues that are used in tribal...
This study critically examines the role of multinational corporations in the global competitiveness of Nigeria. The primary purpose is to make a modest contribution to the debate on Nigeria's competitiveness in the emerging global economy. This study recommends the redefinition of national...
As early as the 1960's various researchers of African and Nigerian small business and entrepreneurship like P. Schatz, P. Kilby, J. Harris and M. Rowe, A. Ale, W. Nafziger, J. Wilde and others have been debating. Their argument is with attempt to trace and identify the factors which continue to...
AN INSTITUTIONALIST ASSESSMENT OF STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT PROGRAMS IN AFRICA. Geoffrey E. Schneider. Journal of Economic Issues, 33(2) June, 1999, pp. 325-334. Reviewed by Gerry Nkombo Muuka.
AN AFRICAN MIRACLE: STATE AND CLASS LEADERSHIP AND COLONIAL LEGACY IN BOTSWANA DEVELOPMENT. Abdi Ismail Samatar. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1999, 240 pp., cloth $59.95, paper $24.95. ISBN 0-325-0068-9. For credit card orders in the USA, call 1-800-225-5800. Reviewed by Anne Stringfellow.
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